Schedule for RAND Summer Institute 2013 Aging Workshop

July 10–11, 2013

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California



Wednesday, July 10

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30 – 8:40 a.m.

Welcome

Michael Hurd, Director, Center for the Study of Aging, RAND Corporation

8:40 – 9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Richard Suzman, National Institute on Aging

Chairperson: Kathleen Mullen, Economist, RAND Corporation

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Sam Preston, University of Pennsylvania

Old Age Mortality/Longevity

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Stephen Suomi, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Intersection of Biology and Behavior

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Steve Cole, University of California Los Angeles

Advances in Genetics and Population Research

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.

Orla Hayden, RAND Corporation

Presentation on RAND HRS (this workshop is optional)

Chairperson: Peter Huckfeldt, Economist, RAND Corporation

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

David Bloom and David Canning, Harvard University

Global Population Aging: Macroeconomic Implications and Responses

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

James P. Smith, RAND Corporation

Early Life Conditions and Later Life Outcomes

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00 – 5:-0 p.m.

David Laibson, Harvard University

Behavioral Economics

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner at Casa del Mar Hotel

Thursday, July 11

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Chairperson: Michael Pollard, Social Scientist, RAND Corporation

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Arthur Stone, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Well-being

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Linda Waite, University of Chicago

Social Support and Health

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Margie Lachman, Brandeis University

Cognition and Aging

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Chairperson: Katherine Carman, Economist, RAND Corporation

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Michael Hurd, RAND Corporation

The Monetary Costs of Dementia in the United States

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 4:15 p.m.

John Haaga, National Institute on Aging; David Weir, University of Michigan; Arthur Stone, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Developments in Data Infrastructure and Resources

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:45 p.m.

Adjourn